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The Digital Divide in Greater Danbury's Schools

In a Danbury elementary school this year, Deputy Superintendent of Schools William Glass was surprised after giving a short presentation when he turned to collect his iPhone on his way out the door.

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Nebraska Bill Would Require the Pledge of Allegiance in Public Schools

A new bill introduced into the Nebraska Unicameral would require public schools to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in schools. State Sen. Tony Fulton is behind Legislative Bill 990 and says that the law is necessary since recitation of the pledge in classrooms tends to stop when students reach Middle School.

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Local Schools Differ on Campus Cellphone Use

Students at Thibodaux High and South Lafourche will be allowed to use cellphones at school again this year, but other schools will remain cellphone-free, school officials said.

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Muskegon Special Ed Screening Violate Law, District-Requested Audit Finds

Shortly after he took his new job as superintendent of Muskegon Public Schools, Jon Felske became alarmed by the high percentage of students in special education.

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New Videos: School Wellness Solutions From Other Districts


Discover solutions for your district. Superintendents discuss fresh ideas about school nutrition and wellness.

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Debit card alternative to payroll checks


Watch this web seminar to see a case study from Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida, one of the largest districts in the country, and find out how and why the district is replacing payroll checks with the rapid!

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Enforcing digital citizenship programs with your district’s network infrastructure.


Hear author and consultant Mike Ribble and a case study from Woodford County Schools, KY.

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Assessment Tools for School Wellness


Survey for principals: a checklist examining food and physical activity wellness policies at the school level

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Skipping High School Can Lead to Fines, Jail for Parents

Parents of students at Adrian High School in Michigan will face stiffer penalties if their teen skips school this year. The city's commissioners approved an ordinance last week that could potentially punish parents of absent teenswith a $500 fine and up to 90 days in jail.

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State Building its Own e-Book System for Schools, Researchers

There’s a lot less dust and grime in today’s Wild West, but enough unknowns to compete in any new frontier.

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